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The 2020 Academy Awards predictions are in their full flow. Best Original Screenplay betting odds is no exception: this time, Tarantino seems to have no competitors in this category. However, Marriage Story and The Farewell are also worth your attention.
Traditionally, the Best Original Screenplay nomination includes five films with the outstanding storyline written especially for them. According to the online sportsbooks in the US, the shortlist in 2020 will look like this:
- Once Upon A Time…In Hollywood – 2.00
- Marriage Story – 2.47
- Parasite – 4.94
- The Farewell – 6.00
- The Two Popes – 7.50
2020 Best Original Screenplay betting predictions point on Tarantino to win
Quentin Tarantino remains the major favorite when it comes to the Best Original Screenplay betting odds. He is famous not only for the original style of art direction but also for the exciting plots of his films. Unexpected plot twists and grasping speeches are things that make Tarantino distinctive from other Hollywood directors. He got three nominations for the Best Original Screenplay since the start of his career and got two of them. Pulp Fiction (1994) and Django Unchained (2012) received the prize for their author and Tarantino’s latest film, Once Upon A Time…, seems not to be an exception.
Following 1xBet Sportsbook Best Original Screenplay betting odds, Quentin will go home with the 4th Oscars in his hands. He leads the earliest predictions with 2.00 odds. Once Upon A Time… has already been nominated for the Palme d’Or at the Cannes Film Festival. Therefore, supporting Tarantino at the upcoming Oscars will be reasonable.
Best Original Screenplay betting odds include Marriage Story and The Farewell
Besides the absolute online gambling sites in US leader aka Tarantino, there are two other films worth betting on. One of them is The Farewell – an American comedy-drama film by Lulu Wang. This Chinese writer and director made up one of the best movies of the year, according to critics’ reviews. In particular, the plot about young Billy and her relationship with her family on the threshold of her grandma’s death is touching and inspiring. Therefore, sportsbook experts highly evaluate Wang’s chances to get a nomination and win the Oscar statuette (6.00 odds).
However, the main competitor for both Once Upon a Time… and The Farewell will be another comedy-drama film. Marriage Story by Noah Baumbach is one of the main favorites at the next year’s Academy Awards. Besides high Best Original Screenplay betting odds (2.47), Marriage Story is likely to become the Best Picture of the year.
Follow the 2020 Oscars ceremony on February 9. The 92nd Academy Awards event will take place at the Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles.